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264139 Darrell & Kathy <larchmont@s...> 2017‑12‑04 Re: My great adventure
On 02/12/2017 11:47 PM, Timm Thompson wrote:

> I haven't posted for a long time. I am in the process of purchasing a  > cargo
van to convert to a RV. The plan is to travel around the > country and
fish, camp, visit friends family and via ancestry.com > follow roots around the 
country. Now the question is as I travel > around I plan using old tools to 
create my rv interior and have a > traveling workshop, what tools would you on 
the porch suggest as a > compact tool kit to accomplish this task? I have some 
hand saws, > planes, chisel, froe, maul, axes and such. Tim

Sounds like you already have a good start on the tool kit.
if you're going to be doing any green woodworking you
may want a drawknife.

If you will be woodworking outdoors consider picking up
a couple of dog augers (tie-out stakes) and a ratchet strap.
I use this for my portable bench and pole lathe, to basically
tie the bench solidly to the ground.

A shaving pony to attach to your bench is a great accessory
for green woodwork.  Since you are camping I assume you
may end up using a lot of found wood or firewood so the
coarse tools like froe, hatchet and drawknife will come in

Darrell LaRue
Oakville ON
Wood Hoarder, Blade Sharpener, and Occasional Tool User

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